Category: Education

Alternative: Part 4

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

Colby Wilson is a 20-year-old mother to 7-month-old Luca, and as of last Thursday, she is also a high school graduate.

LPOHS graduating senior Colby …

Alternative: Part 3

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

Ninety kids. Ninety stories.

Geoff Penrose, principal of Lake Pend Oreille Alternative High School, takes that philosophy to heart, and it’s something proven in just …

Alternative: Part 2

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

At Lake Pend Oreille High School, there’s no homework. Students call teachers by their first names. In most every case of late or incomplete work, …

Alternative: Part 1

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

Tucked in an unassuming brick building on Boyer, Lake Pend Oreille High School is the Lake Pend Oreille School District’s premier alternative school. What “alternative”